Google Says Users Are Rehashing Old Privacy Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (May 14, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. asked a California federal judge Tuesday to dismiss a putative class action accusing the company of violating privacy laws by storing and aggregating user data under its universal privacy policy, arguing that the plaintiffs' new claims were rehashed versions of ones dismissed last year.

Google argued in a motion to dismiss that the consumers suing the company failed to allege they were injured by the tech giant's activities, and as a result, lacked standing to sue.

It noted that the plaintiffs “attempt four new...
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